coconut thumbprints

Happy Sunday, everyone! We are continuing our journey through the Bars & Cookies chapter of Claire Saffitz’s Dessert Person, inching our way closer to the midway point of this baking project. This week, we’re bringing you bake number 48, the Coconut Thumbprints. Lauren’s Take Hello hello all! I hope youContinue reading “coconut thumbprints”

aunt rose’s mondel bread

Good morning fellow Dessert People! We are back with bake number 47 from Claire Saffitz’s Dessert Person. This latest recipe from the Bars & Cookies chapter is a family favourite that has been passed down through four generations—Aunt Rose’s Mondel Bread. You know we love families who bake together 😉Continue reading “aunt rose’s mondel bread”

chewy molasses spice cookies

Welcome back, friends! We are now almost halfway through the Bars & Cookies chapter of Claire Saffitz’s Dessert Person. This week, we’re bringing you bake number 46—Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies. Lauren’s Take Happy November everyone! (And for you holiday fanatics like myself, Happy official beginning to the holiday season!) ThisContinue reading “chewy molasses spice cookies”

pistachio pinwheels

Can you believe we’ve already made it to our 45th bake from Claire Saffitz’s Dessert Person? It feels like we just started this little project of ours, and yet somehow we are almost halfway through the book. The Bars & Cookies chapter continues to be filled with delicious little treats;Continue reading “pistachio pinwheels”


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About sisters & saffitz

Welcome! We are Julia & Lauren – the sisters behind sisters & saffitz. One of us is a midwife living in Ottawa; the other is an English professor living in North Bay. In our spare time, we love to cook, bake, and watch Claire Saffitz videos on YouTube. We’ll be baking our way through her new cookbook, Dessert Person, comparing our results, and sharing as we go!

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